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I Am Single and Not Sure How I Feel About It

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    Conflicted

    I feel like my last relationship messed me up emotionally for a while. On one hand, I am wary of losing control of my emotions again. Then again, I really would like to experience a committed long-term relationship. Maybe it is possible to be with someone and not break up?
    DayDreamingInTheSun DayDreamingInTheSun 22-25 1 Response Jan 27, 2013

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    Still Conflicted

    So I am 29 years old and have always been conflicted about being single. I have been single all my life, there have been times that I wanted to be single and wasn't interested at all in dating, there have been times I was literally desperately trying to find a girlfriend. I'm an...
    Austin83 Austin83 26-30 2 Responses Jan 10, 2013

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    I Used To Hate It

    I used to hate it and then I realized when I was in Florida I was FAKING it to fit in. I mean everywhere, left and right, more hardcore music, I always had to have the "Baddest *** this" "Baddest assed that" when I moved to NC and got dragged off on my own I started to go...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 2, 2010

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    The Jury Is Deadlocked On This One ...

    Being 36 and single - this is a STRANGE place to be! My entire life, all the women in my family graduated, found a man, got married, had kids, etc. Everyone is still married - and here I am - divorced. It's a good thing - but after devoting your life to a husband...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 9 Responses Jun 5, 2009

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    Wow, That Hurt a Bit... But...

    Joining this group stung like ripping a plaster from a wound but it's true. I'm not sure yet, I just need to wake myself up. No regrets.
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 18 Responses May 7, 2009

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    No Definite Answer...

    I've been single all of my life. Sometimes I don't like it, sometimes I do. The good thing is, I don't get jealous when I see couples anymore. Maybe I know too much about human nature to care. Hmm...
    LovelessDeluxe LovelessDeluxe 22-25 4 Responses Apr 7, 2011

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    My Story

    ì am also single as well  like you all right now and i dont know how  i feel about it because i have been there and i did that all over and over again feel free to tell me any thing about  being single i have  been loved before it hurts so bad dont let anyone tell you...
    keme keme 26-30, F Feb 6, 2011

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    Sometimes I want a relationship

    but then I talk to people and I am like hmmm how about no.
    VivianeDarkbloom VivianeDarkbloom 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    I Have Responsibilities

    i have my job my daughter to support so its not really time to think about gabby but sometimes it gets lonley being without someone but i do feel proud that i put my child first
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 2, 2012

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    Screw Dating

    What happened to the days I was single and could care less? What happened to the days when I was single, didn't care, and men flocked to me ANYWAY?! I don't know. All I know now is that now that I'm single, I feel only half as good without a boyfriend. Since my break up, which...
    RitaRee RitaRee 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 17, 2011

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    No Definite Answer...

    I've single all of my life. Sometimes I don't like it, sometimes I do. The good thing is, I don't get jealous when I see couples anymore. Maybe I know too much about human nature to care. Hmm...
    LovelessDeluxe LovelessDeluxe 22-25 Apr 7, 2011

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    I kinda like being single.

    But when I see all these couples I'm kinda like, dang I want that! But then I think if my past relationships and I'm happy I'm single.
    shaebears shaebears 16-17, F Jan 29

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    Is There Any Hope???

    I have become numb from my past relationship....
    multimia multimia 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 8, 2008

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    I love the single life

    but then again I want someone to be there for me, to cuddle me when I'm down so yeah don't really know...
    lucymate lucymate 13-15, F Dec 27, 2013

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    I Just Don't Know...

    I was completely unprepared to be single again. I was with the girl I really expected to spend the rest of my life with. So yeah it killed me when it ended out of the blue. However, it has been more fun than I've had in years to see all my friends that I never saw and doing...
    bvb1123 bvb1123 41-45, M May 8, 2009

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    A Startling Contrast

    I  am single but have a special someone in mind, I have found an annoying contrast though. When I am just a rogue flirt, I am rarely taken seriously and people consider me like leftovers - something to be sampled at a later date. Suddenly when I voice that I have a special...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 13, 2010

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    Still Standing

    When we broke up, I was getting out of the car. We had just shared a small dinner date of silence and lobster, and I expected to hear the usual "I love you," and a goodnight kiss. This time, I got the kiss. Then, I got the, "I'm leaving you for your stepsister." And then he was...
    TheBareFootedTruth TheBareFootedTruth 18-21, F Mar 23, 2013

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Sometimes I wonder how people really feel about me. I wonder about my friends, my family, and just people as a whole. I'm 16 years old I got pregnant when I was 14 had my baby when...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 7

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    All the time, I am wondering how people really feel about me, even my close friends. I don't know if its paranoia that everyone secretly hates me, I just don't know.
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I have a friend who is a youth leader and is about to step down from her position because she wants to explore. She's already experimented under age drinking and she hopes to...
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    My mood is subdued because a friend died today. He was a little younger than me and I am having difficulty in trying to understand how that could happen. The more I think about it...
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    There are always major gains as losses, just make sure it's worth it.
    kissthedeadly kissthedeadly 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I could use some criticism... Whenever I answer a question in class I get really intense inside. Is it arrogance is it pride? I dont know. I do answer questions with intensity and...
    Es777 Es777 26-30, M Mar 24

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    All the damn time. I hate that I care too much about what everyone thinks of me and I want to change that. People who can be happy with themselves perplex me. I have no idea how...
    mahnouls mahnouls 16-17 1 Response Apr 8

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    i think i need to stop thinking about what other people think of me. to please everyone is impossible ill just make you very unhappy and life is too short to be unhappy!
    mstud17 mstud17 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    If i wake in the middle of the night a lot does this mean that someone is dreaming about me ? as i usually wakeup at night a lot and sometimes i can't get back to slee
    rocky1maged rocky1maged 16-17, F Apr 9

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    (My daughter is a 20 year old college student living at home, her boyfriend is 22 or 23 living with his parents.) I don't know what it is about this guy, he is nice and even seems...
    sillyme89 sillyme89 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    Can be unfair at times ; it's a deep internal connection?that not only connects the heart , but the body and soul. ..........love is simply" nothing" neither greater than god or...
    musicdance814 musicdance814 13-15, F Mar 24

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    I do wonder sometimes but try not to let it effect me
    clurrby clurrby 31-35, F Apr 7

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    Don't go above or below your expectations/standards unless you can reciprocate them.
    lexix0 lexix0 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I think Love is way over rated
    quintero86 quintero86 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    Knowing when to admit to your mistakes and forgiving a person no matter what,
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    I don't think of death as scary. I'm more upset at the fact that it might hurt. Although, whether pain is the case or not, I still think that death is a natural part of life that...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    I love him. All of him. Right down to every single one of his so called "flaws." Sometimes, I think his imperfections might even make me love him MORE. He's a strong man, a VERY...
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